A team of 9 Conejo Compassion Coalition volunteers traveled to Uganda in support of medical and educational projects sponsored by the organization. The team included a physician who was able to see patients as well as provide training to the staff of the CCC sponsored Professor Wamukota Memorial Medical Center including training on the newly acquired ultra sound equipment.
During the trip the Compassion Coalition sponsored a two-day free medical clinic. In order to handle the volume of clients expected, the medical center staff was augmented by staff from other clinics to assemble a team of 4 doctors, 6 clinical officers, 5 laboratory technicians, 2 anesthesiologists, 3 comprehensive nurses, a midwife, two nurses, and 2 Village Health team members.
The widely advertised clinic drew a large crowd from the surrounding community and a total of 537 clients were seen during the two-day event.
- 531 Clients were screened for a variety of diseases and ailments.
- 456 laboratory tests performed
- 237 Clients were screened for HIV/AIDS
- 7 Tested Positive
- 109 Clients were screened using ultrasound
- Most of the women screened had gynecological problems
- 18 surgeries were performed
- 15 Hernia
- 2 Hydrocelle
- 1 Limpoma